Police Profile: meet Lieutenant Chalek

  Some police officers at the University of Rhode Island have had extensive policing backgrounds even before they began their work at the university. Michael Chalek, lieutenant for the police department, knew he wanted to become...

Professor works toward equality for students with disabilities in and out of the classroom

As she searched through a wooden desk looking for pictures of her two children, Associate Professor Celest Martin remembered the day her son was diagnosed with autism 26 years ago at the age of...

Art Student Profile: Unifying nature and humanity

  While many students and artists alike may stray from conflict, one student at the University of Rhode Island uses it to enhance her work. Senior art major Amanda Perry is a printmaker and a painter,...

Police Profile: meet Chief Baker

Every career begins somewhere, and the chief of University of Rhode Island Police, Stephen Baker,  began his career as the first police major the university has ever seen. Baker, who is also the director of...

Engineers for a Sustainable World construct vertical garden

  The University of Rhode Island’s Engineers for a Sustainable World are working to bring sustainability to the community through conservation and community projects. In the past few years, ESW has worked on a project...

‘Sex in the Text’: discussing sex in the Torah

The University of Rhode Island’s Hillel Center launched the first installment of its radical discussions on risqué subjects within the Jewish faith last Thursday night. Entitled “Taboo Talks,” the discussion was the first in...

Interesting class: The center of the global ecosystem

  Many students’ study in geology ends in grade school when they learn the three types of rocks: metamorphic, igneous, and sedimentary. However, the University of Rhode Island’s geology program proves time and time again...

Class Feature: Travel Writing

  Many students at the University of Rhode Island believe that to meet the English Communication requirements of their general education, they must take either WRT 104 or WRT 106. They do not know that...

“Winternships” J Term course offers career exploration

  During the 2016 J Term at the University of Rhode Island, the Center for Career and Experiential Education offered a truly unique opportunity to a small group of students. That opportunity was ITR 300,...

Student writer meets goal for ebooks, releases paperback version

  A University of Rhode Island student is releasing her novel in paperback this week after meeting the quota for her eBook sales. Elizabeth Miceli, a junior at the university, released her book “Barren” last...

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